Tibet is a land of mysticism and adventures, unlike any destinations. It is the homeland of the Tibetan people, who call Khawachen -- "Land of Snows" in Tibetan, and also commonly referred to as the "Roof of the World".
Tibet is a land of mysticism and adventures, unlike any destinations. It is the homeland of the Tibetan people, who call Khawachen — “Land of Snows” in Tibetan, and also commonly referred to as the “Roof of the World”.
The Tibetan plateau, the highest region on earth, stretches from the Karakorum in the west to the rugged jumble of ranges and river gorges in the east; the Himalaya twists around its southern border and the Kunlun ranges on its north-west boundary. Within this area lies a unique and diverse geography that is matched by an enduring and dynamic Tibet culture and tradition.
Existing as an independent Buddhist Kingdom for centuries, Tibet is today an integral part of China and officially administered under Tibet Autonomous Region. Divided into four different regions based on their slightly varying culture, location, and the local dialects, Tibet covers the east, west and north-west boundary respectively.
Due to its inaccessibility, severe environment, and powerful Buddhist culture many travelers, researchers and explorers pull in towards this unique and fantastic land. The blend of an ancient culture with a rugged landscape makes the experience of Tibet exceptional. They overcome with countless hardships – the alpine dry climate, blinding sands, piercing winds, rough routes to reach their ultimate destination of the planet. Naturally isolated by the mighty Himalayas in the north, its doors opened to tourists in 1992 with very strict permit requirements.
Whether you wish to experience the Buddhist lifestyle, delve into Buddhist culture, trek through the Himalayas, drive through the vast Tibetan Plateau or commune with nature, you need physical endurance, careful preparation and a sense of humor. Then, only you will have a rewarding & unforgettable experience.
Nepal has become an easy and short gateway to visit Tibet. Trek Himalayan operates various tours to Tibet by the breathtakingly beautiful Overland drive and by easy access by Air. One can travel Tibet throughout the whole year although the most favorable season is from late spring (Mid April to early July) and from late August to the end of September.